Recycling is absolutely a necessity now even more than before. Probably all of us bloggers have seen the massive islands of trash floating in the Pacific, Atlantic, and is moving into waterways. It is its own island in many ways, only it is toxic.
|size of France?|
|preparing piles of recycling for sorting|
This what China does.
Europe has be proactive for many years in recycling.
America has as well, but not everyone has recognized how utterly vital recycling is.
On our farm, we handled garbage in several ways. Edibles were dumped
in the hog lots. They loved it.
We burned papers and paper waste.
What about tin cans, etc?
Some townspeople dumped that
in the local creek that fed into the
Mississippi. We took this trash to
unfarmable empty land and dumped it.
It was the times, 1950s.
What to do with plastic straws?
"Some examples of type 5 plastic containers that straws can be placed into include plastic take-out containers, microwavable plastic containers, and margarine tubs or other similar containers. Straws, damn them. Go to this site above.
The paper straw option shown above can be found here: readily available in Target and other stores